Chapter 5: Health and Mental Health
Section 8: Hearing Aids
Starkey Hearing Foundation’s mission is to give the gift of hearing to those in need, empowering them to achieve their potential.
Information on hearing aids and assistance sources.
Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) - Oklahoma School for the Deaf, Equipment Distribution Program
To be eligible, a person must:
•Be a resident of the State of Oklahoma
•Be 60 years of age or older for the hearing aid program
•Provide verification (proof) of: 1.Hearing or speech impairment (Not required for hearing aid program)
2.loss severe enough to require use of TTY or amplifier to use the telephone.
•List any other contributing disability
(i.e. blindness, visual impairment, physical disability, etc.) This must be verifiable.
•Income: (See form for details)
•Requests for Captioned Telephones (CapTel) require an audiogram.
TSHA provides a variety of services to those who are deaf, hard of hearing, affected by hearing loss or simply have an interest.
TSHA's goal is to increase the independence of people with hearing loss. TSHA is a non-profit, Tulsa Area United Way member agency with 50+ years of experience in providing information and support programs for those who have a hearing loss. TSHA also provides services for interested individuals: family, friends, employers, employees, and those wanting to learn sign language.